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Noun
An objective or result towards which efforts are directed
“We have set a target that we hope to achieve by the end of the year.”
Noun
A person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
“Jessie would continue to be the target of derision months after his infamous blunder.”
Noun
Someone or something that is the object or aim of an attack
“The eagle would swoop on its target from above.”
Noun
A mark or point at which one fires or aims
“Your target will be the red dot in the center of the board.”
Verb
Select as an object of attention or attack
“Martin would target Leonardo as his first-choice for the leading role in his next film.”
Verb
To aim something at
“She would target her camera at the horizon to take a picture of the magnificent sunset.”
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